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  • Brian Wambaa’s death shakes Tacoma soccer
    TACOMA, WA— The bright smile, infectious personality, easy-going charm and superior soccer skills of Lakewood’s Brian Wambaa have left a lasting mark on Tacoma-area soccer. It’s all still too new and painful to fully come to grips with, but Wambaa died on Monday morning along I-5 (news story.) He was 25 years old. Friends have been […]
  • Artesians Kick Off Preaseason With 2-1 Win
    OLYMPIA, Wash. – After two tryout days last weekend and one training session this week, the Oly Town Artesians played their first preseason game of the 2019 season on Saturday afternoon and knocked off Tacoma Narrows FC, 2-1, at Black Hills High School. Source: Artesians Kick Off Preaseason With 2-1 Win
  • Sequim Wolves rout Knights, edge Roughriders | Sequim Gazette
    With an early season draw, a wild comeback and a blowout victory, Sequim’s Wolves have seen a bit of everything this early season — except for the loss column. Source: Boys soccer: Host Wolves rout Knights, edge Roughriders | Sequim Gazette
  • Reign FC top USWNT U-23’s in Portland
    PORTLAND, Ore. (March 24, 2019) – Reign FC won its second preseason friendly on Sunday, taking down the U.S. Women’s National Team U23s 2-1 at Merlo Field in Portland, Ore. The Reign dominated the match, but struggled to finish their chances in front of a spirited defense. “I thought that we played very well,” Reign […]
  • New efforts underway to return regional men’s soccer to Wenatchee
    WENATCHEE, WA— There was a time when Wenatchee was a good place for local adult male players to compete at the regional level. The Wenatchee Fire were in the Western Indoor Soccer League, Wenatchee FC were in the Evergreen Premier League and Wenatchee Valley College was continuing its long membership in the NWAC. Players hopped […]
  • Defender Taylor Smith Signed by Reign FC
    Reign FC has signed defender Taylor Smith. Smith, who has 10 appearances for the U.S. Women’s National Team, most recently played for the Newcastle Jets in the Australian W-League. Source: Defender Taylor Smith Signed by Reign FC
  • Lee controls the action on the soccer field | Issaquah Reporter
    Issaquah senior embraces the role of leadership. Directing traffic on the soccer field is something that just comes naturally to Issaquah Eagles senior soccer player Josh Lee every time he laces up his cleats. Lee, who earned first-team all-league 4A KingCo honors during the 2018 season during his junior season, feels it’s his responsibility to […]
  • Emotional visit to Oso for Steelheads’ GM
    by David Falk OSO, WA—It was a somber, emotional visit for me as I placed a Snohomish County FC Steelheads scarf at the Slide Memorial in Oso on March 9, a day ahead of the 2019 Steelheads open tryouts… Source: Emotional visit to Oso for Steelheads’ GM
  • Boys ECNL announces 18 additions for 2019; 6 from Washington
    The Boys Elite Clubs National League (Boys ECNL) is excited to unveil a significant class of nationally-renowned clubs joining the rapidly growing youth platform for the 2019-2020 season, including the creation of a new conference. Source: Boys ECNL announces 18 additions for 2019 | Club Soccer | Youth Soccer The full list of new member […]
  • Lacey Pocket Gophers win local business award
    LACEY, WA— The Lacey Pocket Gophers recently won “Entrepreneur of the Year” from the Lacey South Sound Chamber. The honor was given at a February luncheon. The Gophers, who finish… Source: Lacey Pocket Gophers win local business award
  • Peninsula’s Kanyon Anderson honored as conference Coach of the Year | Peninsula Daily News
    By Peninsula Daily News PORT ANGELES — The winningest coach in the history of Northwest Athletic Conference women’s soccer, Peninsula College’s Kanyon Anderson, was this week named 2018 NWAC Coach of the Year. It is the third time Anderson, who won his fourth NWAC championship last November, was named NWAC Coach of the Year. He […]
  • Roughriders pull away from feisty Redhawks; Sequim wins again | Peninsula Daily News
    By Pierre LaBossiere and Michael Carman PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles got a shutout from goalkeeper Anton Kathol and fought off a game Port Townsend team that kept the match close until halfway through the second half, pulling out a 4-0 win over the Redhawks. Source: PREP SOCCER: Roughriders pull away from feisty Redhawks; Sequim […]
  • Lake Washington’s Chang thrives on the soccer pitch | Kirkland Reporter
    Braydon Chang believes in taking some risks in life and on the soccer pitch. You never know if something will work if you don’t give it a shot. “Don’t be nervous, be relaxed and composed,” the Lake Washington High senior soccer player added following practice on a recent Thursday. Source: Lake Washington’s Chang thrives on […]
  • Kirkland Goats pleased with progress after preseason win over Seattle Stars
    KIRKLAND,WA— The defending WWPL Champions Kirkland FC are testing themselves early this year. First they played Nido Aguila Club America to a 0-0 draw at Starfire. More recently the Goats hosted the Seattle Stars of the Evergreen Premier League on Saturday March 16. Kirkland came away with a 1-0 win over Seattle. Source: Kirkland Goats pleased with […]
  • LA Galaxy II shut out Tacoma Defiance
    TACOMA, WASH. – Tacoma Defiance (1-1-0, 3 points) on Saturday suffered its first loss of the 2019 campaign with a 3-0 shutout to LA Galaxy II in Tacoma. Justin Dhillon and Joel Rydstrand made their Defiance debuts in front of 2,911 fans at Cheney Stadium. Galaxy II got on the board first with a goal from […]
  • Stars lose at home to Fury
    KENT, WA. – The Tacoma Stars (10-10) and the Ontario Fury (9-11) went to penalty kicks on Friday to determine a winner and the visitors converted on two of three attempts to take a 5-4 victory back to California. A close game throughout ended scoreless after one quarter but took just 20 seconds into the second […]
  • Vashon Pirates open season with tie against state champs | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
    VASHON, WA—The Vashon Pirates kicked off what will surely be an exciting soccer season on Saturday March 9. Despite the frigid temperatures, the Pirate boys ended up with a tie 1-1 game, impressive when playing Overlake, first in State last year. The Pirates come off a remarkable 2018 season with 14 wins, two losses and […]
  • Seattle Sounders defeat Chicago Fire 4-2 to earn first road win of the season
    CHICAGO – The Seattle Sounders shot out to another fast start, getting goals from Víctor Rodríguez, Jordan Morris, Raúl Ruidíaz and a penalty kick tally from Nicolás Lodeiro before staving off a second-half comeback effort, eventually grabbing a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Fire… Source: Seattle Sounders defeat Chicago Fire 4-2 to earn first road […]
  • Camas soccer finds its next big scorer
    CAMAS, WA — Dan Macaya reckons the last time Camas had a completely dominant goal scorer was 2014. Source at The Columbian: Camas soccer finds its next big scorer That was when former standout Nate Beasley was a senior. Perhaps there’s soon to a be a new goal-seeking forward to step up. If you ask […]
  • Sequim beats rival Port Angeles with a wild comeback | Peninsula Daily News
    PORT ANGELES — Featuring nine combined goals, a goalkeeper-assisted score and a goal-line save by a defender in a spirited, entertaining and down to the wire contest, Tuesday’s Rainshadow Rumble boys soccer derby checked all the boxes. Source: BOYS SOCCER: Sequim beats rival Port Angeles with a wild comeback | Peninsula Daily News
  • Prep Roundup: Mount Vernon soccer team rolls past Burlington-Edison
    MOUNT VERNON — Gonzalo Castro scored twice and the Mount Vernon boys’ soccer team bounced back from a loss earlier in the week with a 5-0 nonconference victory over Burlington-Edison… Source: Prep Roundup: Mount Vernon soccer team rolls past Burlington-Edison
  • Basin roundup: Royal soccer scores early, outlasts Ephrata
    ROYAL CITY — It was the “spring” — heavy quotes needed — opener for Royal and Ephrata soccer. Spring in name only as mounds of snow surrounded David Nielsen Memorial and puddles of newly departed snow made for some creative corner kicks. Despite the weather that won’t seem to pass for good, Royal earned a […]
  • Islanders are looking to dominate on the soccer field | Mercer Island Reporter
    Expectations never waver for the Mercer Island Islanders boys soccer program. Source: Islanders are looking to dominate on the soccer field | Mercer Island Reporter
  • Locals looking for sustained success after historic years
    People want to be a part of success. For local soccer teams, they’re hoping that leads to sustainability. Source: Boys’ Soccer Preview: Locals looking for sustained success after historic years

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